SOLD: Junior 1 Bed | 1 Bathroom | $549,000 | East Village

This highly coveted, sunny, jr. one bedroom is a space-savers dream! Perfectly thought-out, this 500 square-foot apartment has a separate dining & living room area, work space, kitchen, bedroom, oversized bathroom and 4 large closets.

Remodeled, an open kitchen showcases stainless steel counters and high-end appliances, including a Fisher & Paykal dishwasher and luminous glass tiles.

New york is Cheap?

10 Most Expensive Real Estate Markets By Robert Frank To most people, New York City has become an otherworldly real estate market. It’s the town where a skyrise condo just sold for more than $50 million — and it was only that cheap because it was raw space. But to the global rich, New York […]

Organic House?

Frodo meets Gaudi” is how one commenter describes the curvaceous interior of Mumbai’s Organic House, an apartment by Mumbai-based design studio The White Room, which has ceilings as arched as and smooth as a hobbit’s cob home, with a bit of the Spanish master’s flair for the dramatic.

RENTED: 1 Bed | 1 Bath | $3,000/month | Midtown East

This unit has beautiful hardwood flooring, high ceilings, fantastic prewar architecture, and lots of windows! A newly renovated kitchen and bath blends modern amenities with the classic layout creating an apartment that truly feels like home.

Live Green | The first edible wall in NYC

Take a look at this inspirational video about a teacher in the South Bronx who is teaching students how to turn living spaces into vegtables gardens. YUM!!!!

Condo Board Questions

Our condo has had the same stale and corrupt board for nine years. One board member brags that other members take bribes from contractors. Our common charges keep rising.

SOLD: Alcove Studio | 1 Bath | $550,000 | London Terrace

The coveted ‘K’ Line studio at London Terrace’s 405 West 23rd St building offers the largest footprint and open south views and amazing light! A true alcove studio, this apartment has been fully renovated and configured as an open loft.

SOLD: Studio | 1 Bath | $425,000 | London Terrace

This extra-wide London Terrace studio offers the best deal in Chelsea! The owner has created a well thought-out solid wood wall unit which was inserted into what had once functioned as the Murphy Bed niche. It can be left in place or removed to accommodate a bed instead.

New year, New Home, New Mortgage

You may have heard that new mortgage rules issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) take effect today. If you’re shopping for a home or planning to refinance your mortgage, you may be thinking: Isn’t getting a home loan already a lot tougher than it used to be? Will these new rules make it even harder for me?

Insights on the bottom line

As tax season approaches, it’s important for brokers and property owners to start thinking more about ways that they can benefit from itemized deductions. If you have property investments, then you qualify to claim tax deductions related to the expenses of owning and maintaining your property